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Chandler Multicultural Festival 

Each January, Chandler sponsors the Multicultural Festival, in association with the Celebration of Unity, to highlight the cultural diversity of our community through music, dance, art, storytelling and more. 

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Chandler Fashion Center Mall
3111 W. Chandler Blvd.

This event is part of Chandler’s Annual Celebration of Unity events scheduled for the month of January. As a joint collaboration between Chandler Men of Action, East Valley Jewish Community Center, Chandler Center for the Arts, Friends of the Library, Human Relations Commission and the City of Chandler, we are proud to present an extensive variety of community events.
Outdoor Stage Schedule (Near Valet Area)  **View stage bios**
Time   Performer
10 a.m. Naturalization Ceremony
10:45 a.m.   James Taylor on Steel Drums
11 a.m. Rainy LA
11:10 a.m.  James Taylor on Steel Drums
11:30 p.m. Mount Olive Baptist Choir
Noon   Dee Dee Carson Band
12:30 p.m.  Aloha Studio
1 p.m. Eastern Art Academy
1:15 p.m. LaShawn Jabree Woods
1:30 p.m.  Chinese Acrobat Dancers
1:45 p.m. Indigenous Enterprise, Fancy Dance
2:15 p.m.  Anom Kusumasari, Indonesian Dance
2:30 p.m. Si Se Puede Ballet Folklorico
**Stage Emcee, Dr. William Crawford, Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Indoor Stage Schedule (2nd Floor by the Gap)  **View stage bios**
Time Performer
11 a.m. Ms Black AZ, Kim Anderson **Stage Emcee
11:05 a.m.  Donna Williams
11:10 a.m. Desert Dance Theatre
11:25 a.m.  Miss Black AZ, Jasmine Raysor & Jr Miss Black AZ, Moriah Paynes
11:30 p.m. Teri Tobin
Noon Melrose Poetry Bureau
12:30 p.m. Creative Expression Student Winners
12:45 p.m. Britahn Newbill
1:15 p.m. Maricopa High School Performing Arts
1:45 p.m.   Marcia Love
2:05 p.m.   Rowie Shebala, Native Poetry
2:15 p.m.  South Mountain Step Team
2:30 p.m.  Nazim Rashid & New Renaissance Jazz Quartet

This schedule is subject to change.  Changes will be posted on this site immediately as/if they occur.
For inquires on the festival, please contact

Event History

In 1995, the Friends of the Chandler Public Library established the Chandler Multicultural Festival to bring the community together for a fun-filled day of art, music, and dance while also learning a little more about the rich cultural diversity that exists in our community. The festival has grown into a signature event for the City and offers a quality arts experience in the comfortable setting of the downtown Chandler Public Library! 
The Multicultural Festival is a part of the Celebration of Unity annual events held each January to honor our community's heritage and diversity, along with the spirit and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the civil rights movement.

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